Hot Air Balloon is one of the most adventurous sport in the world. Now this is possible in Nepal as well, thanks to Balloon Nepal Pvt. Ltd. Hot Air Balloon is starting from 17th of November 2018 at Pokhara, the tourist destination in Nepal.
The cost for an hour long flight that takes off from Dhampus and lands on the shore of Mardi river is just 11,000 rupees for Nepalese where as it will cost at $160 for foreigners.
The company aims not only just Hot Air Balloon flight but targets for next venture of Sky Dive and Bungy from Hot Air Balloon itself, quoted Pravin Maharjan, secretary of Balloon Nepal.
The balloons are brought from Ultra Magic Balloon Company in Spain and are one of the finest. The company has finalised license from Nepal Government, Tourist Ministry and Nepal Aviation Corporation. The pilots for the balloon are trained from India and there will be trained youths for ground handling. The company targets to start commercial flights in Nepal. Red Bull is the official partner of Balloon Nepal.
If anything goes wrong, there is insurance secured of $20,000.